Carmelo & Knicks Rock Lakers

Carmelo Anthony(Illustration by Steve Shoff) NEW YORK — Sensing a fellow shooter had become gun shy, Kobe Bryant had a message for Carmelo Anthony last summer. Ignore the critics, he said. Stop worrying about fitting in and get back to a scorer’s mentality. “You have to do what you do best,” Bryant told him…(Click to read the entire story at ESPN.com)

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SportSketch365 #5 – Jeeeta!

Jeter, The Shortstop, Yankees' all-time hits leader

You Love Coffee And What?

Seems that as an illustrator it’s important to draw/sketch everyday…this is the kind of stuff that comes out of the brush-pen…Jeremy, coffee, NYC…not sure what it all means…

This Was A Bucket List Trip!

Not only was it a total blast being at the Met’s last Saturday game at Shea Stadium (September 27th…I’m just getting to writing about it!) with my son and a couple of friends, walking the warning track for the national anthem, witnessing Johan Santana pitch a shut-out and enjoying the all-you-can-eat BBQ in the corporate tent…it was a complete sensory overload trip (as an artist) seeing over 1200 t-shirts with illustrations and designs that I created on my drawing table loving the game and cheering like maniacs…(check it out at the GK&R site)…BTW, the Pitch In For A Good Cause Foundation has sold thousands of these t-shirts and raised tens of thousands of $ for charities, very cool!

Mets Broadcasters Support Great Charities

Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling, beloved SNY broadcasters for the MLB Mets (again on top of the NL East) pitch in for some great causes…check out the video, the cool events, the GaryKeithandRon website (and check out the cool Go Planet Design/Steve Shoff illustrated and designed logo and t-shirts!)

Best Looking Fans

Drew this watching Red Sox and Arizona tonight…New York and Boston are definitely home to some of the gnarliest looking fans…(Sports Illustration #20)

Gettin’ The Joba Done – Yankees Finding Mojo?

Seven in a row…Joba “The Next” Chamberlain starting AND pitching himself out of a few jams…sweeping the Mighty (er?) Padres…should we start printing the 2008 World Series Championship t-shirts? Have the Yankees found their 2008 mojo? Is this Hall Of Fame roster finally responding to the other Joe (Girardi)? (Sports Illustration #15)